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Carol Ann Duffy

Deryn Rees-Jones

Carol Ann Duffy

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Published by Northcote House in association with the British Council in Tavistock .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Duffy, Carol Ann -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDeryn Rees-Jones.
    SeriesWriters and their work, Writers and their work (Unnumbered)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 61 p. :
    Number of Pages61
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22426830M
    ISBN 100746309643


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Dame Carol Ann Duffy DBE FRSL HonFBA HonFRSE (born 23 December ) is a British poet and playwright. She is a professor of contemporary poetry at Manchester Metropolitan University, and was appointed Britain's Poet Laureate in Mayresigning in She was the first woman, the first Scottish-born poet, and the first LGBT poet to hold the h: Elizabeth II.

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She also worked as an editor for Ambit, a poetry magazine. Inshe published Standing Female Nude, a collection of poems.

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Carol Ann Duffy's outstanding first collection, Standing Female Nude, introduced readers to all they would come to love about her poetry. From lovers to wives to war photographers, the poems it contains range from the delicately poignant to the fiercely political, exploring memory, gender, childhood and place.

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Rapture is a book-length love poem and a moving act of personal testimony. But what sets these poems apart from other treatments of the subject is Duffy's refusal to simplify the contradictions of love and read its.

Carol Ann Duffy (editor of compilation), Emily Gravett (illustrator) Published by MacmillanLondon () ISBN ISBN This is the second edition of Deryn Rees-Jones' popular study on an important contemporary women poet and playwright.

with the Liverpool poets in the s, through to her most recent collection. It concentrates on the way in which Duffy develops her use of the dramatic monologue and the love poem and traces her interest in surrealism and a tradition of European modernism.

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It concentrates on the way in which. The Poet Laureate reads to Channel 4 News her poem "A Cut Back", revealing her anger on the cutting of all government funding to the Poetry Book Society.

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Her verses, as an Economist reviewer described them, are typically “spoken in the voices of the urban disaffected, people on the margins of society. Synopsis 'Carol Ann Duffy is the most humane and accessible poet of our time, and Rapture is essential reading for the broken-hearted of all ages' - Rose Tremain.

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A playwright and writer, Carol Ann Duffy is best known as one of Britain’s most popular and critically acclaimed poets and currently holds the post of Poet Laureate. Her best-known works include: Feminine Gospels, The World’s Wife, Rapture, The Bees and Sincerity and, as editor, Poems for Children, Armistice and The Map and the :